REVIEW TESTFire Technology(Pre-test) Prepared by: Dr. Miller F. Peckley, CSP, CSMS, CST MFP Review and Training Services
Instructions: Choose the letter corresponding to your answer, erase answers will be marked wrong. 1. What will happen if the temperature of a fuel is raised to its ignition temperature? • auto-ignition (self –ignition) will occur • Oxidation will take place • Chemical reaction takes place
2. The fire tetrahedron differ from the fire triangle and that a fourth element has been added. What is the added elements? • Combustion • Pyrolosis • Oxidation • Chemical chain reaction
3. What is the composition of a typical poisonous smoke? • a) Contains combustion products composed of atoms and molecules forming the poisonous fuel, together with the oxidizer that support combustion • b) Contains oxidizing agents that supports combustion. • c) Contains the chemical chain reaction that takes place during combustion. • d) Contains the proportion of vapor-to-air in which the mixture will ignite.
4. Spontaneous ignition starts as a result of what action? • a) auto-ignition • b) combustion • c) evaporation • d) chemical chain reaction
5. The term Flashpoint is used to expense what condition? • a) Fuel evaporizing whether or not it is evaporizing fast enough to keep burning. • b) The degree of heat necessary to ignite flammable vapors. • c) The amount of fuel vapor that mixed with air to form flammable mixture. • d) A condition whereby the surface area of fuel is exposed to the air.
6. What are oxidizing agents and what effects do they have on fire? • a) Are chemical compounds which when heated give oxygen and support the burning flammable materials. • b) Are vapor that support combustion. • c) Density of vapors that support the burning. • d) The temperature of material that will give off ample vapors that support the burning of a material.
7. After you are sure that the electricity has been turned off to a burning electric motor, how should the fire be fought? • a) As a class A or B fire • b) As a class C fire • c) As a class D fire • d) None of these
8. At what level would you expect to find vapor having the density of 1.75? • a) at all levels • b) the lowest level • c) the highest level • d) ground level
9. The magnitude of fire is governed by what factor? • a) The surface area of fuel exposed to the air. • b) The size of fire which is governed by its intensity. • c) The degree of heat necessary to ignite material. • d) All of the above.
10. Fire propagation will be increased by what action? • a) By means of oxidation. • b) With the action of chemical reaction. • c) By the transmission of heat to nearby materials. • d) By the action of spontaneous heating.
11. What factor makes water such an excellent fire-fighting agent? • a) cooling effect • b) heat absorption • c) dilution • d) smothering
12. Why is carbon dioxide so effective for use on class C fires? • a) knock-down effect • b) non-conductivity • c) cooling effect • d) dilution
13. What agent should be used in fighting combustible metal fires? • a) dry chemical • b) dry powder • c) dry “ordinary” chemical • d) G.I powder
14. In what manner CO2 makes it a desirable extinguishing agent? • a) Because of its number of properties. • b) Because of its cooling effect. • c) Because it inhibits in the chemical reaction. • d) Because of its conductivity.
15. The most effective agent used in chemical chain reaction? • a) AFFF • b) halon • c) dry chemical • d) dry powder
Answers: • 1. A • 2. D • 3. A • 4. A • 5. A • 6. A • 7. A • 8. B • 9. A • 10. C • 11. B • 12. B • 13. B • 14. A • 15. B
Post test Prepared by: Dr. Miller F. Peckley, CSP, CSMS, CST MFP Review and Training Services
1. The year the U.S. DOD implemented the hazard classification and identification system for international use. • a) 1967 • b) 1987 • c) 1976 • d) 1978
2. this word may be used in place of “combustible” for highway transportation of fuel that is not classed as a “flammable liquid” • a) Gasoline • b) Non-flammable • c) Fuel oil • d) Dangerous
3. It restricts the spread of the fire to the point of origin or at least to the area involved. • a) extinguishment • b) confinement • c) suppression • d) control
4. The responsibility to locate, confine and extinguish the fire lies in the hands of: • a) Firefighter • b) senior firefighter • c) nozzle man • d) fire captain
5. A very useful tool used to make quick connection to damage male hose connections • a) Siamese connector • b) Universal thread adapter • c) Wye connector • d) Hydrant wrench
6. The lowest section of an extension ladder? • a) heel • b) bed ladder • c) butt • d) fly ladder
7. A rope or cable which is used to raise the fly ladder of an extension ladder? • a) pawl • b) halyard • c) guides • d) stop
8. A straight ladder with hooks in a movable socket is called: • a) top or tip ladder • b) roof ladder • c) hook ladder • d) attic ladder
9. How many men are required to carry extension ladder from 24 to 36 feet length? • a) three persons • b) minimum of two person • c) four person • d) six person
10. On a two-man raise, what does the man on the top of the ladder do after the ladder is placed close to the building? • a) raise the ladder up to the building. • b) “walk” the ladder up to the building by using the rugs. • c) turn the extension ladder before placing it to the building. • d) divide the ladder to its desired height.
11. Type of ladder that allows the user to climb up and down, one storey at a time? • a) attic ladder • b) extension ladder • c) wall ladder • d) pompier
12. Type of ladder capable of extending up to 100 feet. • a) Hydraulic aerial ladder • b) aerial ladder • c) elevating platform • d) 4 section extension ladder
13. One of the strategies used in post-extinguishment procedures that prevent excessive damage by fire, smoke and water? • a) overhaul • b) salvage • c) exposure • d) blanketing
14. Factor that can do more damage to the building/ facility during firefighting operation? • a) fire • b) water • c) smoke • d) heat
15. Methods used to prevent excessive damage from water? • a) sawdust • b) salvage cover • c) sand • d) none of the above
16. A method or quick way to spread the small salvage cover in protecting materials. • a) accordion method • b) “one-man throw” • c) the “counter payoff” • d) none of these
17. The complete and detailed check of the structures and material after the fire? • a) ventilation • b) investigation • c) inspecting • d) overhaul
18. The most important and excellent supporting evidence in arson? • a) drawing and sketching • b) photography • c) investigator’s note • d) all o these
19. The uncontrollable impulse to burn anything without any motivation? • a) revenge • b) pyromania • c) pyromaniac • d) hatred
20. It is considered the fire prevention month in the Philippines? • a) summer • b) April • c) March • d) May
Answers: • 1.C 11.C • 2.C 12.C • 3.B 13.B • 4.B 14.B • 5.B 15.B • 6.B 16.B • 7.B 17.D • 8.B 18.B • 9.B 19.B 10. B 20.C